aminoacetonitrile

aminoacetonitrile

a lathyrogen capable of inducing limb deformities in fetal calves when it is fed to their dams. See also arthrogryposis.
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Compounds called AADs, or aminoacetonitrile derivatives, kill barber's pole worms, even those resistant to current drugs, Kaminsky and an international team of colleagues report in the March 13 Nature.